Cell C recently announced price changes to its prepaid and contract packages, due to take effect from 1 February 2017.
“We confirm that in terms of your subscriber agreement with Cell C, as well as the Consumer Protection Act, Cell C has the option of varying any of its charges from time to time,” said Cell C.
“Please note that these charges include applicable connection fees, subscription fees, usage charges, SIM card fees, goods fees, and any other charge relating to the provision of Cell C’s services to you in terms of your subscriber agreement.”

Price and product changes

As part of the price changes, Cell C stated that there would also be amendments to prepaid and data products.
The free WhatsApp benefit on Trace Mobile will be removed from 1 February.
The Nite Data allocation will also be removed from SmartData TopUp contracts which are activated from 1 February.
“Customers who are currently in contract, or activated before 1 February 2017, will continue to receive their Nite Data allocation until the end of their contract term,” said Cell C.
The price changes are detailed in the tables below.


ItemPackageOld PriceNew Price
Data Out Of Bundle (Rate/MB)66cR2.00R1.10
SUPACHARGE, Sharks Mobile, Trace Mobile, Bhansela Data, AVBOBR0.99R1.10
Calls Out of Bundle (Rate/Min)SUPACHARGER0.99R1.10

Contract Voice

Contract Voice
ItemPackageOld PriceNew Price
Monthly Subscription FeeStraightUp 30 / StraightUp 30 TopUpR35.00R40.00
StraightUp 50 / StraightUp 50 TopUpR55.00R60.00
StraightUp 100 / StraightUp 100 TopUpR110.00R120.00
StraightUp 200 / StraightUp 200 TopUpR220.00R240.00
StraightUp 400 / StraightUp 400 TopUpR440.00R485.00
StraightUp 800 / StraightUp 800R880.00R950.00
ChatMore 200R159.00R179.00
ChatMore 400R220.00R240.00
SmartChat 1GB / SmartChat 1GB TopUpR99.00R110.00
SmartChat 2GB / SmartChat 2GB TopUpR199.00R220.00
SmartChat 3GB / SmartChat 3GB TopUpR249.00R270.00
SmartChat 6GB / SmartChat 6GB TopUpR449.00R490.00
SmartChat 8GB / SmartChat 8GB TopUpR599.00R650.00
CasualChat AnytimeR130.00R145.00
CasualChat 100R115.00R125.00
Casual SMSR115.00R125.00
ActiveChat StandardR150.00R165.00
ActiveChat 110R250.00R275.00
ActiveChat 220R399.00R440.00
All Week 100R100.00R110.00
BlackBerry All Week 100R199.00R220.00
BlackBerry CasualChat 100R139.00R150.00
Calls Out of Bundle (Rate/Min)All StraightUp and StraightUp TopUpR1.05R1.25
Chatmore 200 & 400R1.50R1.65
All SmartChat and SmartChat TopUpR139.00R150.00
Data Out Of Bundle (Rate/MB)Smartchat PostpaidR0.79R0.99
All SmartChat TopUpR0.79R1.10
All StraightUp TopUpR0.99R1.10


ItemPackageOld PriceNew Price
SmartData Bundle25MBR8.00R10.00
DataExtenda Bundle30MBR11.00R12.00
Daily Data Bundle20MBR3.00R4.00
WhatsApp BundleWhatsApp BundleR7.50R12.00
Prepaid Broadband Once-off Allocation products (once-off price)100GB (valid one year)R999.00R1499.00
200GB (valid one year)R1599.00R1999.00
Prepaid Broadband Monthly Allocation products (once-off price)1.2GB (100MB every 30 days x 12m)R89.00R99.00
2.4GB (200MB every 30 days x 12m)R79.00R159.00
SmartData ContractSmartData 500MB (incl. TopUp)R39.00R45.00
SmartData 1GB (incl. TopUp)R69.00R75.00
SmartData 10GB (incl. TopUp)R349.00R299.00
Data Out Of Bundle (Rate/MB)All SmartData TopUp plansR0.99R1.10